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,000 a month to stay home, money that comes from your tax dollars. >> in this situation where you have somebody forced to leave his office, he's no longer doing the people's business, therefore i think there's an open question as to whether or not they should continue to get paychecks. >> reporter: this professor of george law school says the state must be careful taking away pay too early in the legal process. >> it could also look bad to kick people out before they're convicted. >> reporter: but it's argued there ought to be tougher standards. >> public officials should always be held to a higher standard. they are acting on the public's behalf. >> reporter: there are no specific rules about forfeiting salaries. a senate leader currently darrell steinberg is allowed to use his discretion when determining whether a lawmaker should get paid or not. >> consistently the legislative bodies have not expelled members until they're proven guilty. so until they're expelled they're treated as if they're still on the job to a certain extent. >> reporter: the last time a senator was expelled was 109
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